I’m not allowed to be country.

20151113_190518Rhonda Gilbert,
Crowley, TX.

I’m black and grew up in the rural south. My experience was very much small town, and I interacted primarily with other blacks until college. Although a large part of my perspective is influenced by my country upbringing, I don’t feel welcome in that “country” space.

 

I’m not allowed to be country.

20151113_190518Rhonda Gilbert,
Crowley, TX.

I’m black and grew up in the rural south. My experience was very much small town, and I interacted primarily with other blacks until college. Although a large part of my perspective is influenced by my country upbringing, I don’t feel welcome in that “country” space.

I’m not allowed to be country.

20151113_190518Rhonda Gilbert,
Crowley, TX.

I’m black and grew up in the rural south. My experience was very much small town, and I interacted primarily with other blacks until college. Although a large part of my perspective is influenced by my country upbringing, I don’t feel welcome in that “country” space.

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